Clemson OC Elliott unavailable for Sugar Bowl

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CLEMSON, S.C. (WSPA) – Clemson Offensive Coordinator and Running Backs Coach Tony Elliott will be unavailable for the Allstate Sugar Bowl.

Clemson Athletics made the following announcement Wednesday afternoon:

Clemson Offensive Coordinator and Running Backs Coach Tony Elliott will be unavailable for the Allstate Sugar Bowl on Friday, Jan. 1, while in COVID-19 protocols. Elliott will not travel with the team to New Orleans this afternoon.

Elliott took over sole responsibility of the Tigers offense this season following co-offensive coordinator’s Jeff Scott’s departure for the South Florida head coaching job.

Under Elliott’s leadership, the Tigers offense is third in FBS scoring at nearly 45 points per game and 10th in total offense at 507.6 yards per game.

Brandon Streeter will go to the press box. Grad Assistant and former Clemson great CJ Spiller will handle running backs on the field.

At this time, Elliott has no symptoms and doing fine.

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